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LEVEL 1 LESSON 3
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After listening to this lesson, you will be able to say good-bye in Korean.Do you remember how to say “Hello.” in Korean?
If you remember 안녕하세요, that is fantastic. And if you even remember that “안녕” in 안녕하세요 means “peace” and “well-being”, that is even more fantastic.
안녕 [an-nyeong] = well-being, peace, health
And in Korean, when you say “Good-bye” in formal/polite Korean, 존댓말 [jondaetmal], thereare two types of expressions, and both of these expressions have the word 안녕 [an-nyeong] in
One is when you are the one who is leaving.And the other is when you are the one who is staying.
If you are leaving, and the other person is (or the other people are) staying, you can say:
If you are staying, an the other person is (or the other people are) leaving, you can say:
For now, don’t worry about the literary meaning of the expressinos and just learn them as theyare, but if you are really curious and if we were forced to translate these greetings, they would
be translated like this.
안녕히 계세요. = Stay in peace.